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My Health Record: Your questions answered on cybersecurity, police and privacy - ABC News

Health - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 19:05

ABC News

My Health Record: Your questions answered on cybersecurity, police and privacy
ABC News
Every Australian will soon have a My Health Record — an online summary of their health information — unless they opt out over the next three months. From Monday, Australians will have until October 15 to tell the Government they don't want one ...

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My Health Record: Your questions answered on cybersecurity, police and privacy - ABC News

Health - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 19:02

ABC News

My Health Record: Your questions answered on cybersecurity, police and privacy
ABC News
Every Australian will soon have a My Health Record — an online summary of their health information — unless they opt out over the next three months. From Monday, Australians will have until October 15 to tell the Government they don't want one ...

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Obesity battle: Fast foods to have nutrition labels under new WA ... - PerthNow

Health - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 16:01

PerthNow

Obesity battle: Fast foods to have nutrition labels under new WA ...
PerthNow
WEST Australians will know exactly how many kilojoules they are consuming when they eat their favourite fast foods under a new plan for mandatory nutritional ...

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Nurses fume over Tasmanian Health Service chief David Alcorn's $385000 payout - The Mercury

Health - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 14:00

The Mercury

Nurses fume over Tasmanian Health Service chief David Alcorn's $385000 payout
The Mercury
SACKED Tasmanian Health Service chief David Alcorn was paid out $385,000 when his position was abolished by the Hodgman Government. Dr Alcorn ceased employment with the THS on July 1, less than halfway into a five-year contract worth a total of ...

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Just weeks after your health fund premiums increased, fund executives were living it up in Lisbon - Daily Telegraph

Health - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 12:02

Daily Telegraph

Just weeks after your health fund premiums increased, fund executives were living it up in Lisbon
Daily Telegraph
HEALTH fund members paid $600,000 to send 40 health fund chiefs — three times the representatives of some large countries — on an all-expenses-paid trip to Europe last month just weeks after premiums soared by $200 a year, more than twice the ...

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Mental health tribunal to consider Dapto manslaughter tragedy - Illawarra Mercury

Health - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 09:28

Illawarra Mercury

Mental health tribunal to consider Dapto manslaughter tragedy
Illawarra Mercury
An intellectually disabled woman found guilty of a Dapto man's manslaughter would spend two and a half years in prison, were her crimes not instead to be dealt with under mental health legislation, a judge has determined. Pearl Wilson, then 59 ...

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Orange health survey to answer questions on gaps in services - Central Western Daily

Health - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 02:12

Central Western Daily

Orange health survey to answer questions on gaps in services
Central Western Daily
The online survey at www.wnswphn.org.au asks respondents where they believe there are gaps or shortcomings in healthcare services, what they consider to be the biggest health concerns facing their communities and what improvements are needed.

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When Jess' mental health declined, she needed to make her skin 'flat' - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 23:32

The Sydney Morning Herald

When Jess' mental health declined, she needed to make her skin 'flat'
The Sydney Morning Herald
When Jess'* mental health “went downhill” four years ago, the 33-year-old developed a new behaviour: she began picking her skin. She was already suffering from anxiety and had recently been diagnosed with bipolar when she developed a sudden, intense ...

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Health coaching might sound 'new age', but it could help you reach old age - The Conversation UK

Health - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:19

The Conversation UK

Health coaching might sound 'new age', but it could help you reach old age
The Conversation UK
There are two ways of tackling chronic lifestyle diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes: discover new drugs and treatments or persuade people to make positive lifestyle changes to avoid developing them in the first place. Health coaching ...

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Health coaching might sound 'new age', but it could help you reach old age - The Conversation UK

Health - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:19

The Conversation UK

Health coaching might sound 'new age', but it could help you reach old age
The Conversation UK
There are two ways of tackling chronic lifestyle diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes: discover new drugs and treatments or persuade people to make positive lifestyle changes to avoid developing them in the first place. Health coaching ...

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My Health Record: What are the risks, and how do I opt out? | Herald ... - Herald Sun

Health - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:04

Herald Sun

My Health Record: What are the risks, and how do I opt out? | Herald ...
Herald Sun
AUSTRALIANS are being asked to trust the federal government with their deepest medical secrets as a new 1 billion online health record is rolled out for ...

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WHAT ARE THE RISKS? - Herald Sun

Health - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:04

Herald Sun

WHAT ARE THE RISKS?
Herald Sun
Health Minister Greg Hunt says the My Health Record “can save lives and protect lives by reducing medication errors, by ensuring that there isn't incompatibility between medication, by ensuring that we have compliance that patients keep up their ...

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Ramsay Health Care makes $1b play for Capio - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 08:04

The Australian Financial Review

Ramsay Health Care makes $1b play for Capio
The Australian Financial Review
The nation's largest private hospitals operator Ramsay Health Care has made a $1 billion takeover tilt for Swedish hospitals group Capio which, if successful, will further expand its operations in Europe. Ramsay chief executive Craig McNally has made ...

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Ramsay Health Care makes $1b play for Capio - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 08:04

The Australian Financial Review

Ramsay Health Care makes $1b play for Capio
The Australian Financial Review
The nation's largest private hospitals operator Ramsay Health Care has made a $1 billion takeover tilt for Swedish hospitals group Capio which, if successful, will further expand its operations in Europe. Ramsay chief executive Craig McNally has made ...

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The Federal Government is putting your health records on the internet - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 22:15

ABC News

The Federal Government is putting your health records on the internet
ABC News
Starting next week the Federal Government's putting everyone's health records online and giving you only three months to say you don't want them to. You have until August to opt-out of the My Health system; an online database of health records that has ...

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Suspected meningococcal death in Hobart prompts call for calm by health authorities - ABC Local

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 21:14

ABC Local

Suspected meningococcal death in Hobart prompts call for calm by health authorities
ABC Local
Tasmania's Public Health Director is urging parents not to panic after the death of a Hobart teenager from a suspected meningococcal infection. The girl died in Hobart on Thursday. Health authorities said laboratory results had shown evidence of ...

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Suspected meningococcal death in Hobart prompts call for calm by health authorities - ABC Local

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 21:14

ABC Local

Suspected meningococcal death in Hobart prompts call for calm by health authorities
ABC Local
Tasmania's Public Health Director is urging parents not to panic after the death of a Hobart teenager from a suspected meningococcal infection. The girl died in Hobart on Thursday. Health authorities said laboratory results had shown evidence of ...

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My Health Record: the Government wants to access your data until 30 years after you die - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 20:58

ABC News

My Health Record: the Government wants to access your data until 30 years after you die
ABC News
Unless you opt-out by mid-October, the Federal Government will create an online record of your health details that it can access for the rest of your life and beyond - even if you ask for it to be deleted. The Federal Government has budgeted more than ...

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Public health expert acknowledged with Australian Alumni Award - The University of Newcastle, Australia

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 14:48

Public health expert acknowledged with Australian Alumni Award
The University of Newcastle, Australia
An Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, at Chulalongkorn University, Dr Woratanarat plays leading role in preventive medicine and health promotion to improve population health. He holds specialist research interests ...

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Dossier reveals truth about shock deaths at Sydney's biggest mental health hospital - Daily Telegraph

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 12:34

Daily Telegraph

Dossier reveals truth about shock deaths at Sydney's biggest mental health hospital
Daily Telegraph
Root Cause Analysis reports by NSW Health obtained by The Daily Telegraph can today reveal how a dire lack of beds and staff at the state's biggest public mental health facility is seeing people discharged far too early. At times they're discharged ...

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